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  • 2021 New Year's resolutions for Linux users | Network World

    It's a good idea to start each year with some ideas about how to make the new year better--even when it comes to working with Linux. This post offers some suggestions on how you might get more value and enjoyment from Linux in 2021.

  • How to swallow clients in i3 with i3-swallow

    A neat feature with the tiling window manager bspwm is the fact that it can swallow clients. This means that when you, for an example open a video with mpv in the terminal (or via Ranger), you can automatically replace that client with the video. This helps you save a lot of valuable space on your desktop.

  • How To Install Eclipse IDE On Ubuntu 20.04 / Linux Mint | Tips On UNIX

    Eclipse IDE is a famous Java Integrated development environment (IDE) and it is a free and open-source tool released under the Eclipse Public License 2.0.

    Nowadays it is an essential tool for any Java developer, including a Java IDE, a Git client, XML Editor, Mylyn, Maven, and Gradle Integration.

  • Setting up a Basic File server Using simpleHTTPserver - The Linux Juggernaut

    In this article we will demonstrate a quick and easy method to use your local system as a basic File Server using simpleHTTPserver. The SimpleHTTPServer is a built in module that comes available with the default Python installation on a YUM based system. It is a simple HTTP server that provides standard GET and HEAD request handlers. This allows users to access their data over a web browser allowing anyone in the local area network to access files and folders on from the local system. An advantage with the built-in HTTP server is that you don’t have to install and configure anything. The only thing that you need, is to have Python installed. You can use this to turn any directory in your system into your web server directory.

  • DeepL-Linux

    Select text in any application, press Ctrl+c to copy selected content into clipboard, then press the shortcut you just defined for

  • EasyOS 64-bit running faster in Pi4

    I posted today about EasyOS booting up on the Raspberry Pi 4, getting a desktop and sound and wifi working, but everything running incredibly slow:

    It has defaulted to the "powersave" governor, and the CPUs are running at 600MHz.

  • Use external E-mail server for subdomain with Sakura Mailbox service

    If you want to set up subdomain, you may setup E-mail server on your own. But if there is not afford to setup it by yourself, you need external E-mail server.

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The March 2021 Issue of the PCLinuxOS Magazine

The PCLinuxOS Magazine staff is pleased to announce the release of the March 2021 issue. With the exception of a brief period in 2009, The PCLinuxOS Magazine has been published on a monthly basis since September, 2006. The PCLinuxOS Magazine is a product of the PCLinuxOS community, published by volunteers from the community. The magazine is lead by Paul Arnote, Chief Editor, and Assistant Editor Meemaw. The PCLinuxOS Magazine is released under the Creative Commons Attribution- NonCommercial-Share-Alike 3.0 Unported license, and some rights are reserved. All articles may be freely reproduced via any and all means following first publication by The PCLinuxOS Magazine, provided that attribution to both The PCLinuxOS Magazine and the original author are maintained, and a link is provided to the originally published article. In the March 2021 issue: * Short Topix: 10 Year Old Sudo Security Bug Patched * Repo Review: Minitube * GIMP Tutorial: Top GIMP Filters, Part 2 * H.264 vs H.265: The Evolution Of Video Codecs * Two PCLinuxOS Family Members Finally Meet * Tip Top Tips: How I Converted My H.264 Video To HEVC * PCLinuxOS Recipe Corner: Tortilla Casserole * And much more inside! This month’s cover was designed by parnote. Download the PDF (9.8 MB) Download the EPUB Version (7.1 MB) Download the MOBI Version (7.2 MB) Visit the HTML Version

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SparkyLinux Finally Gets a KDE Plasma Edition, Xfce Flavor Updated to Xfce 4.16

Based on the Debian Testing repositories as of March 5th, 2021, where the development of the upcoming Debian GNU/Linux 11 “Bullseye” operating system series takes place, the SparkyLinux 2021.03 release ships with Linux kernel 5.10 LTS, the Calamares 3.2.37 installer, and various updated components (see below). But what caught my attention is the fact that SparkyLinux now features a KDE Plasma edition! Until now, SparkyLinux shipped with the Xfce, LXQt, MATE, Openbox (MinimalGUI), and MinimalCLI (text-mode) editions. Read more

How to Mount Windows NTFS Partition in Linux

This is quite common for Dual Boot users who use Windows and Linux simultaneously for their work. You can easily mount Windows partitions through File Manager. When you try to mount the NTFS partition from a terminal, you will encounter an error “The disk contains an unclean file system (0, 0). Read more